A recent survey has found that many children are left alone on their mobile devices without adult supervision. Parents often just hand their old phones to their children or sometimes even buy new tablets for them. Either way, child mobile device ownership has grown significantly over the recent years … often with devastating effects.
In extreme cases, some kids become addicts where they use multiple devices simultaneously. Children under two should be restrained from screen exposure as much as possible and all should have their time and activity monitored.
But, it isn’t all bad news. While it might not be the best option for occupying your children when you need free time, the controlled use of child interactive apps could actually prove to be helpful.
Read the full article here at The New York Times.